SOPA, Anti-Piracy Law, Faces Harsh Opposition

A bill working its through Congress is intended, on the surface it seems, to do something relatively simple: Crack down on the illegal movies, music and other copyrighted material piracy. However, a major online backlash is evolving, involving everyone from lawmakers to Web-freedom advocates to some of technology's largest figures calling it a greedy and dangerous overreach that potentially has a scary effect on free speech and innovation.